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Subscribe to Catholic Reads & Get Books like this at least 50% to FREE. 0000005739 00000 n 0000109315 00000 n 0000081975 00000 n 0000089620 00000 n Ruby condescends to make conversation with a stylish lady who’s sitting nearby. “Go back to hell where you came from, you old wart hog,” she whispered. 0000004993 00000 n Mary Grace, the daughter of the stylish lady, is described as a fat eighteen or nineteen-year-old girl whose face was “blue with acne” and wore “Girl Scout shoes and heavy socks.”, The story is implied to take place during Flannery’s time in the early 1960s, as Mrs. Turpin thinks about “a colored dentist in town who had two red Lincoln’s and a swimming pool and a farm with registered whiteface cattle on it.” As far as Mrs. Turpin’s mind is concerned, though, she might as well be in the 1860s, as she has African-Americans who work on her property and refers to African-Americans as “n*****s.”. 50% off or more!

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